- Richard Lum
Monsters on the fly, messages that resonate
With all the new technologies flying around today, the number of emerging issues that are popping is pretty large. Looking at some recent developments in things like video games and in influence warfare, we can anticipate some interesting possibilities, such as personalized interactive content.
Biometric verification is available today on almost every smartphone. A scan of your iris or fingerprint replaces the hassles of yet another password. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being taught to read emotions and respond appropriately; while some hope to use this for good, others see an opportunity for increased control. Finally, some new game programs are able to generate new in-game creatures on the fly...